Posts Tagged ‘Distracted driving’

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Summer is the deadliest time of year to be on the road, and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released some new statistics that underscore the need for drivers to stay sober. This new infographic puts the situation in sharp focus: As alcohol-related accidents tend to increase in the summer months, we want […]

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Parents, how often do you worry about your teenager when they hop in their car to head out to the movies or the mall? Are they distracted while driving? Are they texting while driving? AT&T has just the app for you to help curb the urge to text and drive. AT&T DriveMode  can automatically start […]

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A recent study conducted by AAA finds that adults are more likely to text and drive than teenage drivers. Is this because adults feel more confident behind the wheel with their years of experience of driving?  Or another possible reason, according to the study is adults have jobs that require them to take a call […]

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When you’re driving, you’re in control of a great deal of metal that has potential to cause a great deal of damage. A lot of teens don’t realize just how dangerous a vehicle can be if not properly operated. It doesn’t take but a split second to lose control and your attention needs to be […]

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Summer is coming and it starts with Memorial weekend. AT&T, which has already reached millions of people through its  “It Can Wait” campaign, announced recently that Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile and 200+ organizations are joining the movement to end texting while driving, a habit involved in more than 100,000 car accidents a year (National Safety […]

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Halloween is just a couple of weeks away.  And while many are all set for the big night, there are others—parents and kids alike–still stuck in decision mode. From picking the perfect pumpkin, choosing the coolest costume or even selecting the best place to canvas for candy, there’s a lot to consider.  Luckily, AT&T smartphones […]

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Brought To You By: CarInsurance.org Did you know, that almost 60% of drivers use their phones on the road? The numbers from our piece today could not be clearer on the consequences of using your smartphone while driving: You are 23 times more likely to get into an accident while texting. 18% of distraction-related crashes […]